In the NEM Practitioner Series Dr Shami, Integrative GP and ACNEM Vice President, speaks with medical and health specialists who are practicing nutritional and environmental medicine (NEM), to get their personal insights and learn how their approach is transforming lives.
In this interview, Dr Shami speaks with Dr Natasha Patel, a Diabetes Consultant at Guys and St Thomas’s Hospital in London who has had some great outcomes using an holistic approach with her patients.
They discuss the following and much more in this 18 minute interview:
- What was Dr Patel’s journey into nutrition and lifestyle as an endocrinologist that specialises in diabetes
- What was the main difference in the way you now deliver care to diabetics, compared with the traditional approach?
- Have you seen type 2 diabetes patients reverse their condition?
- How does it make you feel as a clinician, that you’re able to offer people a new pathway?
- Why getting a diabetes diagnosis shouldn’t prevent you from living the life that you want to lead.
- Natasha’s Diabetes Lifestyle Course for patients available online in September.
- How Dr Patel brings nutritional and lifestyle approaches into her daily life.
About Dr Natasha Patel
Dr Patel is Diabetes Consultant at Guys and St Thomas’s hospital, a large and prestigious teaching hospital in London, UK. She is the lead in complications including Diabetes foot complications and gastroparesis, and the clinical lead for international work, including projects in South East Asia.
She graduated from Charing Cross Medical School in London with merit, over 20 years ago, and has since also completed her MBA.
Dr Patel set up a private company called Go Doc that educates health and wellness start-ups on how to run a business and how to enter the NHS market. She completed training in Functional Medicine and has developed a Diabetes lifestyle course which will be available online on her Go Doc platform from Sept 2021.
Learn from Dr Patel about reversing Type 2 Diabetes with an Holistic Approach at our upcoming Cardiometabolic Health online learning module on 23 & 24th October. Register now and discover new and exciting ways to expand your practice into the specialised area of environmental and nutritional care of cardiometabolic health, and meet other like-minded clinicians.